F train suicide attempt!

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Manhattan-bound F service was disrupted on Wednesday evening after a woman jumped in front of a train at the Seventh Avenue station in an apparent suicide attempt.

The 34-year-old survived the usually fatal leap because the train had slowed significantly as it entered the station at 5:30 pm. She ended up under the train, but suffered only a few deep cuts, an NYPD spokesperson said.

Service was halted for 40 minutes as paramedics pulled the woman from the tracks and rushed her to Kings County Hospital in Crown Heights for treatment.

In the interim, F trains were re-routed to the D line between Stillwell Avenue and lower Manhattan.

The G train was also affected: Service was suspended both ways between Bedford and Nostrand avenues and Church Avenue until everything was cleared up, according to the MTA.

Updated 5:17 pm, July 9, 2018
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Reasonable discourse

User718 from Kensington says:
If you are going to try & kill yourself....don't do it during rush hour!!!
April 8, 2010, 9:56 am
Joey from Clinton Hills says:
rush hour! it's like they say, suicide is a selfish act.
April 8, 2010, 11:13 am
Sarah from Carrol Gardens says:
So obnoxious. At least wait till after everyone has gotten home from work
April 8, 2010, 11:23 am
Eric McClure from Park Slope says:
If I ever receive "a few deep cuts" at the subway station at 7th Avenue and 9th Street, I hope that paramedics will "rush" me to NY Methodist Hospital at 7th Avenue and 7th Street, rather than all the way to Crown Heights.
April 8, 2010, 12:21 pm
richie rich from parkslope says:
whats up with the 7 ave station?? have some evil vibes lurking.
April 8, 2010, 12:36 pm
Chris from Boerum Hill says:
Eric, have you ever been to ER at Methodist? It's the slowest ER I have ever witnessed. I imagine you get faster treatment at KCH. I know you do at LICH.
April 8, 2010, 2:58 pm
Matt from Park Slope says:
Lt. Bennett Of Ladder 122 in the picture. Great Job by 122 and 239. Along with help from Rescue 2 and Squad 1. Eric and Chris...I think she wasnt taken to Methodist because it is not a Level 1 Tramua Reciving hospital and this type of stunt would require Level 1 treatment.
April 8, 2010, 7:18 pm
Marc from Windsor Terrace says:
I was evacuated from the f @ Jay street and it was a disaster! Just bought a bike today and will try to ride to work from now on. If it was a real emergency and not some selfish fool we would be in trouble, for realz!!!!
April 10, 2010, 2:52 pm
Lil Jinx from elsewhere says:
An ounce of compassion...?
April 10, 2010, 10:43 pm
Vergel from Bushwick says:
Well this is New York, and it was a rush hour.
Normally people would have some sympathy for the poor girl, someone so depressed to do this, most likely without any friends of relatives to console and calm her.

But if there is anything that pisses off the average New Yorker, it's to do anything that disrupts their routine travel. Especially at Rush Hours.
April 16, 2014, 4:42 pm

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